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Jupiter: Miles Geldard head of merged fixed interest and multi asset team

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Staff writer | London, United Kingdom |
Miles GeldardJuly 13, 2012, London, United Kingdom - Jupiter Asset Management announces that it has appointed Miles Geldard as head of its combined fixed interest and multi asset team.
Mr. Geldard has more than 18 years of experience in managing fixed interest and multi asset strategies. He joined Jupiter in 2010 and currently manages the Jupiter Global Convertibles SICAV and the Jupiter Strategic Total Return SICAV. Before joining Jupiter, he was the founder and Head of the Multi-Asset and Convertibles teams at RWC Partners.

Prior to that, Mr. Geldard was a Fund Manager at Jardine Fleming (which became JP Morgan) for nine years, where he was Head of the Global Multi-Asset Group and Global Strategy teams. He gained a degree in Oriental Studies from Oxford University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

The company also announced that John Hamilton, who has headed fixed income at Jupiter since 1991, will leave later in the year after almost 25 years at the Group. Mr. Hamilton joined Jupiter in 1991. He is currently Co-Manager of the Jupiter Corporate Bond Fund (Unit Trust) and Deputy Co-Manager for the fixed interest portion of the Jupiter Distribution Fund (Unit Trust).

Mr. Hamilton has more than 30 years of experience specialising in fixed interest investment, having begun his career in 1979 in the Gilt Department of stockbrokers Laurie Milbank and Co. In 1981 he moved to the London Life Association where he later became Fixed Interest Manager. Six years later he moved to Tyndall Investment Management Limited as Fixed Interest Director. He gained a degree in Mathematics from London University.

Rhys Petheram, co-manager of the Jupiter Distribution Fund and alternate manager of Jupiter Corporate Bond Fund, will become co-manager of the Jupiter Corporate Bond Fund, working with Mr. Hamilton. He joined Jupiter in 2006 and is currently Fund Manager for the fixed interest portion of the Jupiter Distribution Fund (Unit Trust) and the Global Managed Fund (Unit Trust) and Co-Manager of the Jupiter Corporate Bond Fund (Unit Trust).

Mr. Petheram was previously a Credit Analyst responsible for Investment Grade and High Yield coverage for the Fixed Interest Team. He also supports the UK equities desk with his knowledge of UK Utilities. Prior to Jupiter, he was an Analyst at Towers Perrin Australia and a Credit Analyst for Utilities at Moody's Investor Services.

Mr. Petheram gained a degree in Commerce (Finance) and a Diploma in Modern Languages (Indonesian), both from the University of Melbourne. Mr. Petheram is a CFA charterholder.

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